top of page

Planner, Village of Algonquin, IL

Updated: 6 days ago

The Village of Algonquin is seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated, and reliable individual to join our team as a Planner for the Community Development Department.


Under general direction of Community Development Director, performs a variety of professional land use planning, research and technical activities ranging from routine to varied and complex including responding to questions from the public about Village Code requirements and procedures; establishing and maintaining

electronic data bases, researching and preparing reports for planning and zoning issues; responsible for the processing of complex Special Use, Rezoning, and Planned Unit Development requests; and management of the Planning and Zoning, and Economic Development database and filing systems.



Bachelor’s degree in Urban or Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture,

Geography, or related field with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in municipal planning; or a combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities may be accepted. AICP certification or ability to obtain certification within two (2) years is desirable.


Requires the ability to apply urban planning principles to assignments; the ability to apply subdivision, zoning and other regulations to specific situations and prepare alternatives; the ability to implement Village ordinances and policies and analyze potential impacts of Village projects and private development plans, construction drawings and applicable ordinances, standards and objectives. Required to function in a team

environment as well as on your own and effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, with the public, Village staff, and representatives of other agencies. Proficiency with current computer software systems, including Microsoft Office and job specific software within the first six months of employment.


$73,138.83 - $98,082.64, depending on experience.


40 hours per week.


The Village of Algonquin has a competitive benefit package which currently includes: generous paid time off, a flexible benefit Section 125 plan including health, dental, and life insurance as well as flexible spending accounts (health care and/or child care), a defined benefit pension plan through Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, a deferred compensation 457(b) plan through Nationwide, and more.


Interested candidates are required to complete and submit an employment application and resume online - click here.

Mailed or dropped off applications and resumes will not be accepted.

The Village of Algonquin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Interviews may be conducted as applications are received. This position will remain open until filled.

Recent Posts

See All

Senior Planner, City of Evanston, IL

The City of Evanston Community Development Department is seeking a dedicated and experienced Senior Planner to join our dynamic team. As a Senior Planner, you will play a critical role in shaping the

Community Development Intern, City of Wood Dale, IL

The City of Wood Dale is currently accepting applications for the Community Development Intern. The intern will have the opportunity to gain practical, hands-on experience working alongside experience


bottom of page